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romney and the koch brothers. but by using this pretension of voter fraud and the weapon of voter id laws in particular the republicans, remember, the party of catherine harris and hanging chad's and bush v. gore the republicans are systemastically snatching away people's rights. as benjamin today. jealous said as head of the naacf, our democracy is literally under attack from within. there is no battle that is more important or urgent than the battle to preserve the battles for democracy, itself. our right to vote is the right upon which our ability to defend every other right is leveraged. and he is exactly right. all right. coming up we are going to hear about the battle in pennsylvania where 760,000 people could be blocked from voting. you are not going to miss this story. you may need a drink because you are going to get very angry. it's next, and it's only in the war room. the real world and politics collide on "the gavin newsom show". this week: can a futurist really predict the future? find out on "the gavin newsom show". only on current tv. right by t
is required to keep us safe. the only reason to have an armor piercing bullet is to go through a bullet resisting vest. the only people who wear bullet resisting vests are police officers. when we hear shots we runaway. they run towards it. >> jennifer: today mayor bloomberg called for political action quote the two candidates are back to politics as usual. if not now when is the time for them to outline their solutio to gun violence? the very sad fact is that it is not gone gonna happen. politicians from both parties seem to be speaking with now is not the time to discuss the gun control line. even senator chuck schumer who led the weapons bans effort in 1994 said there wasn't much point in trying to reinstate it. take a listen. >> i hope it would be an effect. but we see what is in the house. we see the power of the nra around here. >> jennifer: the sad truth is the nra has never been more powerful. it controls republicans, democrats, it even controls our scientific institution. for example, when the cdc found that guns are dangerous oh, controversial, the gun lobby mobilized and got
that is an inconvenient truth. are you surprised? well, you shouldn't be. in fact, coming to us tonight from washington to discuss the policy and the politics behind president obama's new tax cut proposal is dean baker, the co-director for the scepter of economic and policy research. dean, welcome back inside the war room. >> thanks for having me on. >> you bet. so is there any chance this proposal passing congress before the -- before the election? >> well, it's very very hard to see the republican house pass it. i mean, clearly their strategy is, you know say no to everything and, you know, governor romney made it clear, he wants to make a big deal out of the fact that president obama wants to raise taxes on the richest two % of the company. my guess is from president obama's standpoint, that's a great place to draw the line, you know, but it looks, for the moment at least, that's where the line is going to be from the republicans' own choosing. >> i totally love this fight. i love the contrast from a political junky's point of view. but on the policy side, you
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